Dexa Scan Services

Dexa Scan

Dexa Scan Services at One Step Diagnostic

One Step Diagnostic offers a DEXA Scan facility where precision meets comfort. Experience the gold standard in bone density assessment with our innovative approach and expert team, ensuring accurate results and personalized care for your bone health.

Why Choose Our DEXA Scan Facility?

Advanced Technology

Our facility uses DEXA scan technology to offer precise and detailed bone density assessments. With this equipment, we can accurately detect osteoporosis and assess fracture risk, helping you take proactive steps to maintain your bone health.

Experienced Medical Team

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable professionals specializes in interpreting DEXA scan results. They provide thorough evaluations and personalized recommendations to optimize your bone health and overall well-being, empowering you to make informed decisions about your lifestyle and treatment options.

Comprehensive Approach

Beyond bone density assessment, our DEXA scan facility thoroughly evaluates body composition. By measuring fat, lean tissue, and bone mass, we can provide a more holistic view of your health and guide you toward achieving your fitness and wellness goals.

How to Prepare for Your DEXA Scan

Whether you’re having your first DEXA scan or a follow-up, proper preparation is crucial to ensure accurate results. In this guide, we’ll outline key steps to help you prepare for your DEXA scan, making the process smooth and effective.

Before The Dexa Scan

Appointment Scheduling

  • Schedule your DEXA scan appointment as recommended by your healthcare provider.
  • Inform the facility if you have any medical conditions, such as recent X-ray procedures or contrast dye injections.

Medications and Supplements

  • Inform your healthcare provider about any medications or supplements you’re taking, as some might interfere with the accuracy of the scan.

Clothing and Accessories

  • Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing without metal components, such as zippers or buttons. If necessary, you might be provided with a gown.
  • Avoid wearing items like jewelry, watches, or belts that could interfere with the scan.

Day of the Dexa Scan

Fasting and Diet

  • In most cases, no special fasting or dietary restrictions are needed for a DEXA scan. You can eat and drink normally.


  • Continue taking your medications as prescribed unless advised otherwise by your healthcare provider.


  • Stay well-hydrated on the day of your scan. Drinking water helps maintain the accuracy of the results.

During the Dexa Scan

Arrival and Paperwork

  • Arrive at the DEXA scan facility on time to complete any necessary paperwork and check-in procedures.

Positioning and Stillness

  • Follow the instructions provided by the technologist for positioning on the scanning table.
  • Remain as still as possible during the scan to ensure accurate results.

Scanning Process

  • The DEXA scan is quick and painless, usually taking only a few minutes. It involves a low-dose X-ray to measure bone density.

After the Dexa Scan

Resuming Activities

  • After the scan, you can immediately resume your normal activities, including diet and exercise.

Consultation and Results

  • Your healthcare provider will review the DEXA scan results with you during a follow-up appointment.
  • Discuss the implications of the results and any necessary actions or treatments.

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